The endemics of Lake Baikal are the animals living only in this region. According to the scientific data, about 800 inhabitants of the lake out of 1200 are endemics. The most part of them are protected and secure, but, alas, the Red Book of the lake is getting thicker with every year.
Currently the most famous endemic of the lake are considered ringed seal, omul and viviparous Baikal oilfish (golomyanka). Our infographics will tell you about other inhabitants of the lake found only there and nowhere else in the world.
Numerous rock outcrops on the coast of Baikal have long attracted the attention of famous researchers and geologists who were stunned by the beauty of these places.
The whole world celebrates the Day of Young Seals Protection on March 15. Nowadays this problem is more topical for Baikal than ever.
How the regulation of the level in Irkutsk Water Reservoir via the HPP saves the city and its residents from dangerous floods.
Irkustsk and Bratsk HPPs has been the main regulators of annual electricity balances in the region for several decades.